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The Light That Never Fails

There's a light that never fails

Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Tune: [There's a light that never fails]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s a light that never fails,
Shining o’er the hills and vales,
Of the rugged pathway over which we go;
And its rays are ever bright,
Lighting up the darkest night,
‘Tis the light of heaven shining here below.

Wondrous light that never fails,
Guiding light that never fails;
Gleaming from the throne above,
Golden rays of perfect love,,
‘Tis the wondrous light that never, never fails.

2 There’s a light that never fails,
Gleaming out thro’ stormy gales,
As they beat upon this little bark of mine;
And it guides me safely home,
Far across the raging foam,
‘Tis the bright and shining light of Love Divine. [Refrain]

3 There’s a light that never fails,
When the gloom of death prevails
And the valley of the shadow dark we tread;
It will banish tears away,
And will turn our light today,
‘Tis the light of life in Christ our Living Head. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #32

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a light that never fails
Title: The Light That Never Fails
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wondrous light that never fails
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.